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A Public Service Announcement About ASSASSIN’S CREED: UNITY

Listen, we all make mistakes. On Monday, after Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Unity trailer played during Microsoft’s press conference, I tweeted the following:

Turns out, the premise of the joke was inherently flawed. Here’s how you can avoid embarrassing yourself on the internet or in front of a group of esteemed historians/colleagues at your next salon. People still have salons, right? Where they sip aged Armagnac from hand-crafter snifters and discuss all things hoity and toity? Either way, now you know and it’ll probably come in handy at some weird bar trivia night like six months from now.

What do you think of Assassin’s Creed: Unity so far? Are you a fan of the new co-op campaign experience? Let us know in the comments below.

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  • […] Dan: While the big story at E3 may have been about how Ubisoft couldn’t seem to get its foot out of its mouth concerning female characters, Assassin’s Creed: Unity still managed to impress with stunning next-gen visuals, fluid gameplay footage, and, most excitingly, the addition of campaign-based multiplayer co-op missions. That’s right — you and three other friends can traipse around 18th century Paris sticking it to the gentry and putting a coordinated stop to injustice, one hidden blade at a time. Now, this doesn’t mean those of you with a preference for going it alone are out of luck; according to Ubisoft, the single-player campaign exists in addition to these multiplayer missions, so you’ll still get the full Assassin’s Creed experience of being a preternaturally parkour proficient white dude from yesteryear. And, just remember, if you’re about to make a Les Miserables joke, don’t. […]